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Dr Joshua Li Zhongyi

Dr Li Zhongyi Joshua

​MBBS (Singapore), MRCSEd, MMed (Family Medicine), FAMS (Sports Medicine)

Associate Consultant

Changi General Hospital

Specialty: Sport and Exercise Medicine, Family Medicine

Sub-specialties: Sport and Exercise Medicine

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Achilles Tendinopathy, Acute Ankle Sprain, Acute Groin Strain, Arthritis, Autologous Platelet-rich Plasma Injection, Back Pain with Leg Symptoms, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Chronic Ankle Sprain and Instability, Chronic Back Pain, Concussion, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Effective Obesity Management, Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (erectile dysfunction), Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (musculoskeletal conditions), Femoroacetabular Impingement, Flat Feet, Foot and Ankle, Golfer’s Elbow, Hip Osteoarthritis, Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome, Jumper’s Knee, Knee Meniscal Injury, Knee Osteoarthritis, Low Back Pain, Low Back Pain, Morton’s Neuroma, Musculoskeletal Disorders and Office Ergonomics, Neck Pain, Neck Pain with Arm Symptoms, Obesity, Obesity and Exercise, Obesity and metabolic syndrome, Office Ergonomics and Occupational Overuse Syndrome, Osteoarthritis, Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, Pes Cavus, Plantar Fasciitis, Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy, Shin Splints, Shoulder and Elbow Injuries, Shoulder Impingement, Shoulder Impingement Syndrome/Acromioplasty, Shoulder Instability​, Slipped Disc or Prolapsed Intervertebral Disc, Snapping Hip Syndrome, Spinal Stenosis, Spine, Spine and Peripheral Nerve, Spine and Spinal Disorders, Spondylosis, Sport Injuries in Children, Sports Related Injury – ACL Injury, Sports Related Injury – Back Pain, Sports Related Injury – Concussion, Sports Related Injury – Frozen Shoulder, Sports Related Injury – Hip Osteoarthritis, Sports Related Injury – Neck Pain, Sports Related Injury – Pes Planus, Sports Related Injury – Tennis Elbow, Total Shoulder Replacement (Arthroplasty), Treatment for Knee Injuries, Trigger Finger, Viscosupplementation, Weight Management.

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Sport & Exercise Medicine Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital
  • Associate Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Sport and Exercise Medicine Centre

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Teacher (Graduate) & Adjunct Teaching Faculty, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University
  • Education Associate II, Musculoskeletal Sciences Academic Clinical Programme, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Clinical Physician Faculty, SingHealth Family Medicine Residency Programme
  • Physician Faculty, National University Health System Family Medicine Residency Programme


Dr Joshua Li is an Associate Consultant with the Department of Sport & Exercise Medicine at Changi General Hospital. He graduated from National University of Singapore (NUS) Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2011, obtained his Master of Medicine in Family Medicine in 2018, and completed Advanced Specialist Training in Sports Medicine in 2022.

Dr. Joshua is a keen medical educator and teaches both undergraduate and post-graduate students from the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine), Duke-NUS Medical School, Graduate Diploma in Sports Medicine, Exercise is Medicine Singapore and Family Medicine residency programmes.

Apart from his clinical interests in sports injuries, endurance sport and ultrasound-guided procedures, Dr. Joshua has special research interests in esports medicine and elite athlete mental health.

As an athlete, Dr. Joshua was a member of the Singapore national triathlon training squad. He is a competitive triathlete and marathoner, participating in local and overseas multisport races, from sprint to Ironman distances.


  • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Sports Medicine), 2022
  • Master of Medicine in Family Medicine (National University of Singapore), 2018
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2013
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (National University of Singapore), 2011

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Associate Consultant, Department of Sport & Exercise Medicine, Changi General Hospital (2022 – Present)
  • Honorary Editor, Sports Medicine Association Singapore (2021 – Present)
  • Advisory Board Member, Exercise is Medicine Singapore (2020 – Present)
  • Ordinary Member, College of Family Physicians Singapore (2019 – Present)
  • Ordinary Member, Singapore Medical Association (2014 – Present)
  • Council Member, Sports Medicine Association Singapore (2018 – 2019, 2020 – 2021)
  • Internal Auditor, Sports Medicine Association Singapore (2019 – 2020)


  • CGH Best Educator Award (Medical – Prodigy), 2021
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Awards: COVID-19 Healthcare Hero Award, 2021

Research Interests


  • Tuang BHH, Ng ZQ, Li JZ, Sirisena D. Biomechanical effects of prophylactic knee bracing on anterior cruciate ligament injury risk: a systematic review. Clin J Sport Med. Published online June 24, 2022. doi: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000001052
  • Sirisena D, Zhang M, Li JZ, Chew K. Impact of COVID-19: Perspectives from Sport and Exercise Medicine. Ann Acad Med Singap. 2020;49(8):594-96.

Research Trials